Vivo X60 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G – Review, specifications and prices

The new Vivo X60 Pro phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Samsung Exynos 1080 processor chipset and a battery of 4200 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Vivo X60 Pro Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.56 in (inches) 6.7 in (inches)
Processor Samsung Exynos 1080 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Operating System OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11)
Resolution 1080 x 2376 pixels 1440 x 3200 pixels
RAM 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/13/13/8 MP 12/64/12 MP
Front Camera 32 MP 10 MP
Battery 4200 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Vivo X60 Pro runs on Samsung Exynos 1080 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.8 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 and 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2800 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) operating system.

The Samsung Exynos 1080 is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, the second processor has a total of 7 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2800 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Vivo X60 Pro is carrying a ARM Mali-G78,10 cores gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G has the Adreno 660 graphics processor.

Battery

The Vivo X60 Pro battery capacity is 4200 mAh which is a 5% (percent) more powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, 33W and Vivo FlashCharge.
The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 15 W, Wireless reverse charging – 9 W, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2376 pixels and a screen size of 6.56 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G is featuring a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Vivo X60 Pro is a 2.1% smaller than Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Vivo X60 Pro Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G
120 Hz refresh rate 120Hz refresh rate
240 Hz touch sampling rate Always-On Display
3D curved glass screen Capacitive
6000000:1 Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Capacitive HDR10+
HDR10 Infinity-O Display
HDR10+ Multi-touch
Multi-touch Scratch resistant
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Vivo X60 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Vivo X60 Pro gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G.

At the more expensive edition, both device present the same ram capacity:12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Vivo X60 Pro comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Vivo X60 Pro gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Vivo X60 Pro is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less than the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G with 512 gigabytes

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Vivo X60 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 48/13/13/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length:26.4 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX598 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.5 f/2.5 f/2.2 f/3.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 12/64/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/1.8 f/2.2 respectively.

Samsung
Vivo X60 Pro Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G
4-axis OIS 1080p @ 240 fps
60x super zoom (#4) 2160p @ 60 fps
Angle of view – 120° (#3) 720p @ 960 fps
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.46 (#2) Continuous shooting
Aperture size – f/3.4 (#4) Digital zoom
Autofocus Dual OIS
Closed loop motor Exposure compensation
Continuous shooting Face detection
Digital image stabilization Geotagging
Digital zoom HDR
Exposure compensation HDR10+ video recording
Face detection ISO settings
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 50 mm (#2) Object tracking AF
Fourth rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto) Optical image stabilization
Geotagging Optical zoom
HDR Panorama
ISO settings Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Optical image stabilization Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Optical zoom Scene mode
Panorama Secondary rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Self-timer
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Scene mode Touch focus
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (telephoto) White balance settings
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Vivo X60 Pro comes with a 32 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G has a 10 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Vivo X60 Pro Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G
32 MP 10 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.45 Auto HDR
Face unlock Autofocus
Mechanical pop-up camera HDR
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Sensor model:Samsung S5KGD1 Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Sensor type – ISOCELL Slim
Sensor type:ISOCELL

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Vivo X60 Pro Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA Enhanced 4×4 MIMO
Built-in 5G Modem Exynos Modem 5123
EDGE GPRS
GPRS HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
HSPA+ LAA (US only)
LTE LTE Cat 20
TD-SCDMA UMTS(384 kbit/s)
Up to 7CA

Price

The Vivo X60 Pro price is $600 (12 GB + 256 GB) and the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G price tag is $1200

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